NEXT PROGRAM: Tuesday, May 8,
2018 at 7:30
pm at the College Park Airport Operations Building
"Marshes for Tomorrow Ė the Fight to Save Marylandís Salt Marshes from Sea Level Rise" presented by Dr. David Curson
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge lies at the heart of one of the
largest tidal marsh complexes in the northeastern US, which
is recognized as an Important Bird Area supporting globally important populations of Black Rail and
Saltmarsh Sparrow. Rapid sea level rise threatens the survival of this
ecosystem during the current century. Audubon is working with federal,
state and NGO partners to ensure that Marylandís salt marshes and their
birds do survive, by implementing innovative strategies including
thin-layer sediment application, removing salt-stressed trees to
facilitate the transition of dying forests to salt marsh, and enhancing
tidal exchange through hydrological management.
Dr. David Curson has worked as Director of Bird Conservation for
Audubon Maryland-DC since 2004, overseeing the IBA Program and running conservation projects for birds and their
Visit the Programs
page for more details.
It's time for the Second Annual ITTY BITTY BIRDATHON!
$10 entry fee for teams of 2 - 6 persons to bird for three consecutive
hours during the month of May in Prince Georges County. Warblers
count 2 points all other birds count 1 point. Individuals may
enter more than one team. Mail your entry information (team
members, date of anticipated birding, and alternative
date) and checks to Prince George's Audubon Society, PO Box 1311,
Bowie, MD 20718-1311 by May 1, 2018. For full Birdathon
information click here.
Visit the new Board Photos and Bios
page for information about the current Board of Directors.
See photos from some of our recent community events on the Photos
Please visit the Newsletter
page to see
the latest issue of The Bluebird
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|Welcome to the home page of the Prince George's Audubon
a local chapter of the National Audubon Society serving Audubon members
in the northern part of Prince George's County, Maryland. PGAS
established in 1972 as a non-profit organization with officers and a
of directors, all volunteers, elected by the general membership.
Membership in PGAS is obtained through the National Audubon
PGAS members receive our chaper newsletter, The Bluebird, and are
to actively participate in chapter activities including a monthly
series, bird walks, field trips, annual bird counts, and other special
This website is for members of PGAS to keep up to date
on program and
field trip schedules and other chapter activities. In addition,
website serves as a resource for non-members to find out more about
and PGAS and to explore the benefits of membership. Non-members
welcome to participate in our meetings and field trips and are free to
take advantage of the local birding and environmental information on
website as well as the links to a wide range of related information
on the internet. Of course, if you live in northern Prince
County we would love to have you as a PGAS member, and membership
is always available.